Re: Why is humor lacking in so much modern sci-fi?
As to your comments on the original BSG, why do you guys cling to the false claim that that series was campy? It was not. Just because you don't like it, doesn't make it so. It just means that you don't like it.
For the most part, I like
the original series. That doesn't mean it wasn't frequently campy. "The Lost Warrior," with its Western trappings and silly quick draw climax is a prime example, but it's far from the only one.
"What do you hear, Starbuck?"
"Nothing but the rain, sir."
"Then grab your gun and bring in the cat."